Introductory courses for anyone working with children

New to safeguarding or child protection?

At the NSPCC, we work to keep children and young people safe from abuse and neglect every day. And as the UK's experts on safeguarding and child protection, individuals, organisations and agencies trust us to provide high-quality training to help them protect children and young people.

Browse our highly-rated introductory child protection training courses, designed to support anyone working or volunteering with children.

Need help? Call 0116 234 7246 or email learning@nspcc.org.uk

Child protection: an introduction - online course

Take this online training course and you'll learn how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child’s welfare. Cost: £25

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Keeping children safe online - online course

Online training to give you a clear understanding of how children use the internet and other digital technology. Cost: £35

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Introduction to safeguarding and child protection

Our face-to-face training will give you a clear understanding of how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child’s welfare.

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Safer recruitment training

Face-to-face safeguarding training to help you safely recruit staff and volunteers into roles working with children and young people.

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Child protection in sport - online course

This online child protection training course will help you recognise, report and record concerns about a child in sport. Cost: £25

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Child protection in Scotland - online course

Online course for anyone working, volunteering or supporting young people in Scotland. Learn how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child's welfare. Cost: £25

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Protecting children in entertainment: a course for chaperones - online course

Course for chaperones and those who work in professional/amateur entertainment. It will help you keep children safe during rehearsals and performances. Cost £25.

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Introduction to child protection in Scotland course

Child protection training to give your staff a clear understanding of how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child’s welfare in Scotland.

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Safeguarding children and young people in Northern Ireland training

With this introductory course, you and your staff will gain a clear understanding of how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child’s welfare in Northern Ireland.

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It's your call - online course

Help develop your employee’s child safeguarding knowledge to help recognise the signs of possible abuse and neglect in the home. Cost: £19

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Safeguarding 16 to 25 year olds - online course

Online safeguarding training for anyone who works with 16 to 25 year olds in England or Wales. Cost: £35

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Safeguarding training for trustees

Online training to help trustees carry out their safeguarding duties to protect anyone who comes into contact with their organisation. Cost: £25

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Training for safeguarding d/Deaf and disabled children

Face-to-face training to improve your awareness, knowledge and understanding of the additional barriers, assumptions and attitudes that may impact the safety of d/Deaf and disabled children and young people.

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